Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering - Foundation Degree (Subject to Re-validation)


Course Code: MH1HE50


Maritime and Nautical

Next course dates

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
12/09/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Years/ £6,750 per yearApply  

Course Overview

Qualify for a rewarding career within the maritime industry with the Foundation Degree Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The course, when combined with certain professional qualifications, will enable you to pursue a career in the field of Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering, such as that of an Electro-Technical Officer.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for this course are:

  • GCSE Grade 5 in Mathematics
  • GCSE Grade 4 in English and Science
  • GCSE Grade 4 in another related subject
  • 48 UCAS points in a related subject

Qualification Obtained

FdEng Marine Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Career Options and Progression

A range of career opportunities exist including:

  • Marine Operations
  • Engineering Operations
  • Technical Officer
  • Fleet Operations
  • Training Manager
  • Safety Officer
  • Operations Manager 

Assessment Methods

Level 4

Module Assessment (weighting)
Marine Electrical Operations Coursework (25%) Examination (75%
Work-Based Learning (Operational) Coursework (100%)  
Mathematics for Engineers Examination (100%)  
Electrical and Electronics Principles Practical (25%) Examination (75%)
Power Electronics and Drives Coursework (25%) Examination (75%)
Introduction to Academic Study Coursework (60%) Practical (40%)

Level 5

Module Assessment (weighting)
Marine Electrical Systems Practical (25%) Examination (75%)
Marine Management Coursework (50%) Practical (50%)
Power System and Electrical Machines Coursework (25%) Examination (75%)
Control and Instrumentation Coursework (25%) Examination (75%)
Electronics And Computer Systems Coursework (25%) Examination (75%)
Work-Based Learning (Managerial) Coursework (100%)  

Teaching and Learning Methods

Unit Indicative Contact hours Self-study Placement
Marine Electrical Operations 96 104 0
Work-Based Learning (Operational) 100 0 100
Mathematics For Engineers 84 116 0
Electrical and Electronics Principles 84 116 0
Power Electronics and Drives 84 116 0
Introduction to Academic Study 48 152 0
Marine Electrical Systems 84 116 0
Marine Management 65 122 0
Power System and Electrical Machines 84 116 0
Control And Instrumentation 84 116 0
Electronics and Computer Systems 84 116 0
Work-Based Learning (Managerial) 100 0 100

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

In some cases, coursework and/or projects may be submitted electronically. Where it is not possible to submit electronically you will be liable for printing costs.

You are expected to provide your own day-to-day stationary items, (e.g. pens, pencils, notebooks, etc.).

You will need calculators as specified by the rubric of individual module and as permitted by the college. The college approved models are Casio FX-570 and Casio FX- 85GT Plus. These may be purchased from any source. You will require access to a computer or laptop with internet access.

Learning resources are provided on-site and free for students to use Monday to Friday.

Other equipment during your programme will include personal protective equipment for workshops, such as boots, gloves and overalls are provided by the college. You will need to wear suitable clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when attending workshops and field-courses. These items of equipment are usually provided by the sponsoring shipping company or training provider. 

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: Blackpool and The Fylde College

Terms and Conditions

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